Athens, GA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 43 food pantries in the Athens area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Athens , GA 30601

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Athens, GA to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Athens , GA.

Area Served:
Athens , GA



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Timothy Baptist Church

3 Miles Away

380 Timothy Rd.
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 549-1435

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Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
food pantry: 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm TUE

Eligibility:
residents of service area only; can receive groceries every six months

Area Served:
Clarke

Additional Services:
This Agency Offers Financial Assistance With Utilities And Rent, Also Provides A Food Pantry.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment



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St. Joseph's Charities

3 Miles Away

134 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 549-4208

Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
10:00 am to noon MON - WED

Eligibility:
only help once every 4 to 6 months; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing; residents of service area only

Area Served:
Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe

Additional Services:
This Organization Provides Financial Assistance And Other Services Included Assistance For Homeless Who Are Referred To The Salvation Army.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment



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-- Queen Christina




Sparrow's Nest Mission Church, Inc.

3 Miles Away

745 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 549-6693

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Services:
Adult/Child Mentoring Programs, Alcohol Dependency Support Groups, Alcoholism Counseling, Bathing Facilities, Computer and Related Technology Classes, Drug Abuse Counseling, Drug Dependency Support Groups, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Faith Based Youth Programs, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, GED Instruction, General Clothing Provision, Homework Help Programs, Job Interview Training, Job Readiness, Pastoral Care, Pastoral Counseling, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Resume Preparation Assistance, Study Skills Assistance, Subject Tutoring, Water Service Payment Assistance, Weightlifting

Hours:
hours vary; call for details

Eligibility:
call for details

Area Served:
Clarke

Additional Services:
This Organization Provides A Food Pantry For Individuals And Families In Need. They Also Offer Emergency Financial Assistance For Utilities, Rent And Prescriptions. Drug And Alcohol Addiction Counseling Is Available By Appointment Only.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment



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-- Jesus Christ




Open Hearts Center, Inc.

3 Miles Away

150 Old Winterville Rd.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 354-8566

Services:
Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision, Personal/Grooming Supplies, Shoes

Hours:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm MON - FRI

Eligibility:
residents of service area only

Area Served:
Clarke

Additional Services:
This Agency Provides A Food Pantry, Clothing Closet And Personal Care Items To The Community.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment



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-- Sheryl Adams




Oconee Heights Baptist Church

3 Miles Away

4180 Jefferson Rd.
Athens, GA 30607
(706) 548-4600

Services:
Baby Clothing, Children's Clothing, Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision, Shoes

Hours:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm WED

Eligibility:
no restrictions

Area Served:
Clarke

Additional Services:
This Agency Offers A Food Pantry And Clothing Closet For Anyone Who Might Need It.

Documents To Bring:
telephone



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-- Hasdai Ibn Shaprut




New Covenant Worship Center

3 Miles Away

1425 Newton Bridge Rd.
Athens, GA 30607
(706) 613-5000

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Services:
Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision

Hours:
food pantry: 10 am to noon TUE

Eligibility:
can only receive assistance twice a month

Area Served:
Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Walton

Additional Services:
This Agency Operates A Food Pantry And Clothing Closet For The Community.

Documents To Bring:
walk-in



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Ebenezer Baptist Church, West

3 Miles Away

205 N. Chase St.
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 613-9278

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Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm MON; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm TUE - THU

Eligibility:
no restrictions; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing may be ask to attend religious services before receiving assistance

Area Served:
Clarke, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe

Additional Services:
This Agency Offers A Clothing Closet, Food Pantry, And Financial Assistance.

Documents To Bring:
walk-in



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-- Sudie Back




Beech Haven Baptist Church

3 Miles Away

2390 W. Broad St.
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 548-7084

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Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
food pantry: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm TUE THU

Eligibility:
varies by program; call for details

Area Served:
Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe

Additional Services:
This Agency Provides A Food Pantry (one Visit Per Month) And Utility Assistance, By Appointment Only, For Individuals In Need.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment



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-- Ken Gilbert




Athens Area Emergency Food Bank

3 Miles Away

640 Barber St.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 353-8182

Services:
Food Pantries

Hours:
9:00 am to 1:00 pm MON - FRI

Eligibility:
no restrictions; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Area Served:
Clarke

Additional Services:
This Organization Operates A Food Pantry For Families And Individuals In Need.

Documents To Bring:
walk-in



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-- Isaac D'Israeli




Ark - United Ministry Outreach Center

3 Miles Away

640-A Barber St.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 548-8155

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Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
9:00 am to 12:30 pm MON - FRI

Eligibility:
residents of service area only; loss of income through no fault or decision of their own, assist food stamps recipients, assist clients in subsidized housing

Area Served:
Clarke county; residents served with referral: Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe

Additional Services:
This Organization Offers Financial Assistance For Rent, Utilities And Prescription Expenses To Families And Individuals In Need.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, walk-in, appointment



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